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Onions May Hold the Key To Freer Breathing

While searching for a cure for asthma, I learned that onion extracts in particular can be very effective in the prevention of asthma attacks. An alcoholic extract made from 200 grams of onions were found to reduce bronchial spasms and airway obstruction were dramatically and in several cases totally…

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Vision Saving Foods

…that support the health of your heart, eyes, bones, and even your brain. (Chew on a few sprigs of parsley to counteract onion or garlic breath.) And here’s a bonus: garlic and onions, both raw and cooked, will help you control your blood sugar, fending off chronic degenerative diseases like adult-onset…

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A Full Day Meal Plan

…fruit and enjoy! Lunch: Bulgur Pilaf 1 cup cooked bulgur 1 Tbsp. butter 1 small onion (chopped) 2 cups chicken broth ½ tsp. salt Freshly ground pepper Fresh parsley Melt butter in saucepan over medium heat. Add onion and sauté until it is limp. Add bulgur and cook, stirring a minute or two. Add broth…

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Replacements and Substitutions for Healthier Cooking

…minced onion and ½ tsp. caraway seeds to “sour cream.” Chill. * Poppy Seed Dip: Add 1 tsp. each honey and poppy seeds, and ½ tsp. cinnamon to “sour cream.” Chill. This is good with fruit such as apples and pears. * Dilly Dip: Add 3 Tbsp. minced dill pickle and 1 Tbsp. minced green onion to “sour…

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Six Healthy Ways to Incorporate Fat In Your Diet

…. * Buy the freshest and highest-quality oils available and store them in a cool area away from exposure to light and air. * Add minced or chopped onion or garlic to oil before cooking to gain the benefit of their antioxidant properties. * Dispose of older oils, especially if they have been opened but…

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The Skinny on Healthy Cooking Oils

…and become toxic at high temperatures as quickly as other oils. * For deep-fry die-hards, opt for canola oil or high-oleic safflower oil. Adding onions and garlic cloves to the oil as it heats will slow the breakdown of the oil. Here’s to a healthy and great-tasting year! You May Also Be Interested…

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Weekly Update for December 30, 2013

…Position * The Foods You Need to Eat Also, coming up on my blog this week: * The Portable Advantage of Probiotic Supplements– Wednesday, January 1 * Onions May Hold the Key to Freer Breathing – Friday, January 3 Be sure to visit again in a couple days! Now it’s your turn: What topics would you like…

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